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Do Doctors Have Egg on Their Faces?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Few of us have escaped the medical community's admonition that eggs are a hazard to our health. Based on the cholesterol found in egg yolks, internists, cardiologists, epidemiologists and nutritionists urged Americans to limit their intake. An...
Drug Resistant Acute Myeloid Leukemia Meets Its Match
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Among the diseases that hematologist-oncologists regularly treat, acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) can be viewed as a qualified...
In Sarcoma, Does The Absence Of Mutations Mean There Is No Cancer?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
I was recently approached by the father of a young patient with recurrent sarcoma. After several surgeries and multiple courses...
In Cancer Medicine, the Most Dangerous People Are Often the "Experts"
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Many people may be aware of the controversies surrounding micro-nutrition, diet and lifestyle, vitamin supplementation and...
Choosing Therapy For Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer: What Are The Criteria?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Pancreatic cancer afflicts 53,000 patients each year in the U.S. and has overtaken breast cancer as the third leading cause of...
Recurrent BRCA Positive Ovarian Cancer: An Unexpected Opportunity
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
For the over 22,000 women in the United States diagnosed each year with ovarian cancer outcomes have improved slowly, yet the...
Is 19 Years Old Too Young for Stage 4 Colon Cancer or Hospice?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
COLORECTAL CANCER is among the most common malignancies in the US with 95,000 colon and 39,000 rectal cancer cases estimated to...

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